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Stanhopea ecornuta

Stanhopea ecornuta

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Stanhopea
Species: Stan. ecornuta
Alliance:
Binomial name
Stanhopea ecornuta
Lem. 1846


Stanhopea ecornuta is a Stanhopea species endemic to Central America.

DistributionEdit

Plant are found in shady evergreen forest growing on trees in Guatemala, Honduras Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama at elevations of 0 to 1200 meters.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in summer with two to three 5 cm flowers per inflorescence. Flowers are fragrant.

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in shade. Keep in warm temperatures and water regularly. Pot in medium fir bark or sphagnum moss. Keep humidity high. Plants are usually grown in baskets.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Hornless Stanhopea

SynonymsEdit

  1. Stanhopeastrum ecornutum Rchb.f. 1852

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